Monday July 3

Canada Day Summer Boat Festival

Photo by: Empressofcanada.com

The Empress of Canada is Boarding at 12:30PM today at 11 Polson St. Celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday aboard one of Canada’s largest boats on a 4 Hour Cruise with a 3 Floors, Live DJ and Dancing DJ Jed Harper / Couture / Regina / Sophia Shy / Gordon Ross Food + Alcohol & Non Alcohol beverages are available for purchase. 19+ I.D Required. Tickets at ticketvibe.com

http://ticketvibe.com/event/66199/summer-boat-festival-at-empress-of-canada-toronto

 

Promise Cherry Beach

Promise Cherry Beach is back – new and improved with a Fully Licensed Beach Bar! Starting at 3PM, enjoy a drink while hanging with friends and family and listen to some of your favourite house, techno and beach party groove music. Cherry Beach runs on donations and there’s a capacity on how many can join in. This year the organizers offer you the chance to ensure your spot with a donation in advance. There may be the option to donate at the door, but let us help organize you and your friends early and get you back to the beach. Suggested donation in advance $15 at and suggested donation at the door $20. Party goes till 11PM. This is an all ages event – families and children welcome! Cherry Beach is just south of Lakeshore Blvd E. and Parliament. Free parking in the three lots inside the park!

http://tix.ilovepromise.com/cherrybeach

 

A Plant-Based Arts and Crafts Show

Celebrate the start of summer with some plant-themed crafts! Vendors will be offering up a combo of prints, ceramics, planters, embroidered works and more! And as always, D-Beatstro will be serving up coffee and vegan treats from 12-7PM. Vendors for today include Endo Art Co., Jackie Lee Art, D’Andrea Design, Floral Manifesto Cross-Stitch, Rebecca Heasman, Forward Thinking Natural Skin Care, Cabin Journal, M.K. Warren, tamidrawsstuff by Tami Poliwoda

 

Toronto Ribfest

The final day of a four-day Canada Day celebration in a park, surrounded by the best rib makers in all the land. Catch the last of the live shows, entertainment and of course BBQ today at Centennial Park from 11 AM –9PM! For more info visit

http://torontoribfest.com/schedule/

 

Afternoon Yoga in the Garden

Where better to practice your tree pose than beside a tree. Relax, rejuvenate and reconnect with nature through outdoor yoga situated within the gardens. All ages and fitness levels are welcome. Please bring your own yoga mat and towel. Take any six: $96 Walk-in: $20 per class

Toronto Botanical Garden (777 Lawrence Avenue East) May 17 – August 2, 2017 4:30PM – 6PM

 

BONUS

Celebrate Canada Day Long Weekend with foodora and Bacon Nation

It can’t get more Canadian than this! Wrap up Canada Day long weekend at Nathan Phillips Square with foodora and Bacon Nation. To celebrate Canada’s 150th, enjoy a $1.50 Bacon Sandwich from the Bacon Nation food truck, available exclusively through foodora’s app or website using the pick-up feature. Crafted with peameal bacon, the sandwich is topped with cheddar cheese, mozzarella cheese, fried egg, lettuce, tomato and chipotle mayo, and served on a brioche bun.

Saturday July 1st CANADA DAY EDITION

Downsview Park Canada Day Festival – FESTIVAL

Join us on Canada Day as we celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday, Downsview Park-style! Bring your family and friends to partake in an action-packed day of festivities with rides, food, music, entertainment and of course, a grand fireworks display at dusk to end the day. Downsview Park, Keele/Sheppard 11:00 AM – 10:00 PM Family-friendly activities include include a midway, as well as free facepainting, a kids play area, zipline, and so much more.

http://en.downsviewpark.ca/event/Canada-Day-Festival-2017

 

Electric Island- CONCERT

Electric Island Returns to Hanlan’s Point on Canada Day. General Admission Tickets are still available for as low as $62.14 on Ticketweb.ca! This is a 19+ event located at Portlands (51 Commissioners Street) More info & Tickets at Electricisland.to. If that’s not enough there is also Electric Island After Party @ ONE LOFT (292 College St) from 11:00 PM – 5:00 AM with SECRET GUEST DJ’s. $20 Before 12, Doors at 11pm, 19+.

 http://electricisland.to

 

Splash Saturdays at Cabana Pool Bar – Red Party – NIGHTLIFE

In honour of Canada’s 150th anniversary, Cabana Pool Bar is hosting a Splash Saturdays- Red Party on Canada Day, July 1st, 2017 with music by Jed Harper. Tickets can be purchased at the door, bottle service is available and doors open at 1pm. Cabana Pool Bar (11 Polson) 1:00 PM – 10:00 PM. FREE ENTRY FOR ALL PATRONS BEFORE 3PM WEARING RED. Regular $20 Entrance

http://cabanapoolbar.com/event/splash-saturdays-2017-07-01/

 

Canada’s 150th at Steam Whistle Brewing – FOOD & DRINK

Steam Whistle Brewing will be celebrating Canada’s 150th in true Canadian fashion; with live music, great Canadian comfort foods, an iconic Canadian retail pop up shop and of course, Canada’s Premium Pilsner. Live entertainment line-up curated by Riverfest Elora. Live music kicks off at 12:30pm and wraps at 7:00pm

 

Canada Day Celebration at Queen’s Park – KIDS

July 1 is Canada Day. Ontario celebrates this holiday at Queen’s Park with fun activities for families and people of all ages. Celebrations take place on July 1 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. The official opening ceremony and 21-gun salute is at 12 p.m. Family-friendly activities are available all day and musical performances by Ontario talent will extend until 10 p.m. Queen’s Park (111 Wellesley W) 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM

https://www.ontario.ca/page/canada-day#section-7

 

Redpath Waterfront Festival – FESTIVAL

Canada 150 celebrations at the Redpath Waterfront Festival bring fun activities and interactive shows to Toronto’s waterfront. Visit HTO Park (339 Queens Quay W) and prepare to be amazed by the World’s Largest Rubber Duck, the waterfront spectacle stands six stories tall and is making its first visit to Canada to join. For more information about RWF visit TOwaterfrontfest.com Festival Hours: Today: 11am – 8pm Tomorrow 11am – 8pm Monday: 11am – 5pm

http://towaterfrontfest.com/

 

Virgin Radio’s Canada Day Party at REBEL – NIGHTLIFE

Experience Toronto’s biggest Canada Day party inside REBEL tonight in celebration of Canada 150, sponsored by Jose Cuervo and 1800 Tequila. Main Room: DJ Starting From Scratch & Jed Harper, NOIR: Manzone & Strong. Ladies enjoy complimentary cover until 11:30pm by signing up for guest list at rebeltoronto.com/guestlist 10PM 19+

http://rebeltoronto.com/guestlist/ IG: @RebelToronto www.rebeltoronto.com

 

ROM free admission day Toronto – SOCIAL

In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, The ROM is opening their doors today with free admission to our permanent galleries, live performances, and activities throughout the day.

http://www.rom.on.ca/en/about-us/newsroom/press-releases/royal-ontario-museum-celebrates-canada-150-with-free-admission-on-0

 

Wavelength at Canada Days – CONCERT

A FREE Canada150 event with free shows at Humber Bay Park West today starts with a Bike tour from Trinity Bellwoods at 3pm. Program runs from 2-11pm Headliners Magic and Most people start around 6:15pm!

https://www.facebook.com/events/480990948908069

 

Canada Days at Nathan Phillips Square- SOCIAL

Celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday at Canada Days! Experience FREE performances, food, nightly fireworks and more! Stop by Nathan Phillips Square and see bands like Locals Born Ruffians around 2pm or come later for headliners Charlotte Day Wilson kicking off at 8:15pm and Ron Sexsmith and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra at 9:45! Fireworks are scheduled for 10:55pm! For a full schedule of each day at Nathan Phillips Square, visit 1toronto.ca : http://ow.ly/MQkY30ceiNv

Friday June 30

FNL: O Canada

Photo by: Erin Helcl @urbanthirtysomething 

Check out Friday Night Live at the Royal Ontario Museum (100 Queen’s Park) Tonight to celebrate Canada 150, with complimentary access to three inspiring exhibitions: Out of the Depths: The Blue Whale Story, Anishinaabeg: Art & Power, and The Family Camera. Music by BEATS, FDLER, Neon Dreams, Sweet Touch Foundation, DJ Stew Innes, and University of Toronto Faculty of Music. Tickets online at rom.on.ca, and the at the door starting at 7pm ($17 adults, $15.50 students/seniors, $5 members) Entrance is guaranteed to early-bird ticket holders before 8pm. After 8pm, all entrance is based on capacity.

http://www.rom.on.ca/en/whats-on/fnlrom-o-canada

 

Canada 150 Youth Celebration

Celebrate Canada Day with 3 days of great music and fireworks on Saturday night! Performances by: Peter Serrado (7pm) Schyler London (8pm) Krissi Hunter (830 pm) Christine Saadé (9pm) and Headliner Shawn Desman at 10pm! This all day FREE event is located at Earlscourt Park (1200 Lansdowne Ave) and on until July 2. More info at acapo.ca

http://acapo.ca/event/canada-150-youth-festival

 

Toronto Ribfest

A four-day FREE Canada Day celebration in the park, surrounded by the best rib makers in all the land. Expect lots of live shows and entertainment. On at Centennial Park from 11 AM – 7 PM and goes until July 3. More info at Torontoribfest.com http://torontoribfest.com/

 

Canada Days at Nathan Phillips Square

Celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday at Canada Days! Experience 130 FREE performances, food, nightly fireworks and more! Stop by Nathan Phillips Square and see headliners Buffy Sainte-Marie (8:05pm), Barenaked Ladies (9:45pm) and more! Fireworks are scheduled for 10:55pm! For a full schedule of each day at Nathan Phillips Square, visit 1toronto.ca : http://ow.ly/MQkY30ceiNv

 

Blue Jays Game

Watch our Toronto Blue Jays take on the Boston Red Sox tonight at 7:07pm inside the Rogers Centre (1 Blue Jays Way)! There are still tickets available for as low as $20.70 on Ticketmaster.ca

https://www.ticketmaster.ca/toronto-blue-jays-v-boston-red-toronto-ontario-06-30-2017/event/1000522CF465CDF3?artistid=806032&majorcatid=10004&minorcatid=10

BONUS

Beach Celebration station DJs Night: Deeptastic 

Deeptastic is a movement and gathering of souls, celebrating life through expressions of music and dance! A community of musicians, artists, DJs, and music appreciators with one goal in mind: to unify the dancefloor with love and collectively elevate to higher states of love and appreciation for the situation which is up to your interpretation. Featuring Local Deeptastic Residents along side old school djs and upcoming Djs from the local Toronto Scene. Donations of 5-10$/person is recommended This is a Leave-No-Trace-Event. Cherry Beach June 30 – July 1 7 PM – 2 AM

https://www.facebook.com/events/1676548269319583

 

Glow in the Dark Paint Party!

Paint, Drink, Create the night away with DJ REC and DJ GadJet spinning live with 90’s R&B and House music. You select the image you want to paint, and they guide you through it. No painting experience required, just have FUN! Local craft beers, wines, coffee, lattes & teas to pair your paint night with ; $45.00 per person – this includes all materials. 19+ Reserve your easel by Calling 647-361-6017 Emailing HELLO@PAINTCABIN.COM or visiting www.PAINTCABIN.COM. Spots are limited, so reserve your spot soon! Paint Cabin (723 Gerrard East) 8:30 PM – 11:30 PM

https://www.paintcabin.com/products/glow-in-the-dark-paint-party?start=2017-03-31T20:30:00

 

Monday June 26

Joss Stone CONCERT

As a part of the TD Toronto Jazz Festival, Joss Stone will be performing at The Danforth Music Hall (147 Danforth Hall) tonight starting at 8PM. This is a 19+ event! Tickets on sale at Ticketmaster starting at $58 https://goo.gl/W6FRRB . For more info and schedules for TD Toronto Jazz Fest, visit: torotonojazz.com

 

Ocean Wise Ceviche Smackdown – FOOD & DRINK

Drop by The Drake Hotel (1150 Queen W) for an evening of tough competition as seven of Toronto’s top chefs battle it out for a chance to be titled this year’s Ocean Wise Ceviche Champion. Competitors will be sampling their take on the best sustainable ceviche. An expert panel of judges will crown the Ceviche Champion and guests will also have their say by choosing the People’s Choice. Competitors are as followed: Cassidy Lim (The Chase Fish & Oyster), Jesse Grasso (Rose and Sons), Kyle Deleary (Oyster Boy Restaurant), Katie Venables Lloyd (lbs. restaurant), Harrison Hennick (Nique Restaurant), Alan Usher & Daniel Saez (Honest Weight) and Doug Neigel (Mercatto). The best part? It’s FREE! Bring your appetite and (if you can) a small donation to Ocean Wise, a nonprofit ocean conservation program. This event gets busy, so we recommend arriving early.

 

Caravan Palace – CONCERT

Caravan Palace will be taking over The Phoenix Concert Theatre as a part of TD Toronto Jazz Festival tonight starting at 9PM. Taking traditional 1920’s jazz sounds and mashing them up with electronic pop beats, Caravan Palace will surely have you dancing and grooving all night. This is a 19+ event. Tickets online at Ticketpro Canada for $44.50: https://goo.gl/u6RnMD For more info and schedules for TD Toronto Jazz Fest, visit: torotonojazz.com

 

Dora Mavor Moore Awards – ARTS & CULTURE

The Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards, the awards show and party that celebrates extraordinary Toronto talent in the performing arts, returns for its 38th year! Taking place today at 6PM down at the Elgin Theatre (189 Yonge St), the event will be hosted by actor and musician Raoul Bhaneja. Emmy-nominated artist Diane Flacks is the writer for the show. The pre-show VIP Reception and the fun-filled After-Party will both take place in the lobbies throughout the venue. Regular Tickets for Awards Show & After-Party are on for $104.75. Get your tickets online at Ticketmaster: https://goo.gl/Ne3Lwf

 

The Skints – CONCERT

Tonight, the Horseshoe Tavern (370 Queen W) presents London based band, The Skints alongside The Classy Wrecks. Come by to hear what people describe as “music from Jamaica in a London style”. This is a 19+ event. Doors at 8:30PM. Tickets online at Ticketfly for only $13.50: https://goo.gl/pVFsiE

 

BONUS:

HackerNest Toronto June Tech Social – SOCIAL

Come by GroupBy Inc. (210-2 Berkeley St) today at 8PM and be apart of the .HackerNest Tech Social! This is a fun and relaxed way to connect with the local tech community.

HackerNest Tech Socials are Entry by Donation ($10 is suggested)

Tuesday June 20

Do Film: Trinity Bellwoods Movie Night – NIGHTLIFE

Photo: Trinity Bellwoods Movie Night Facebook Page

Join the Trinity Bellwoods BIA for the second year of FREE outdoor movie nights in the dog bowl at Trinity Bellwoods Park! This year’s theme is a celebration of food and diversity in Canada, reflecting the innovative and multicultural restaurants and bars in the Trinity Bellwoods B.I.A. Grab the kids, grab a blanket, and grab a bite at one of their local bars and restaurants. Tonights screening is Cooking with Stella and it will begin at DUSK (8:45PM). Friends of Trinity Bellwoods Park have organized Bike Valet on site from 7PM-11:15PM. Cycle Toronto will have space for 200 bikes!

 

 

Steve Miller Band with Peter Frampton – CONCERT

Taking over the Budweiser Stage (909 Lake Shore W) at 7PM tonight is none other than 1960’s American rock band, Steve Miller Band! Watch them live along with Peter Frampton. Tickets are available online at Ticketmaster for only $34.20 https://goo.gl/Z5Dopv

 

 

Symphony in the Gardens at Casa Loma – ARTS & CULTURE

Classical music will ring throughout the historic Toronto landmark, Casa Loma for Symphony in the Gardens every Tuesday evening at 7:30PM till August 29, 2017. Casa Loma (1 Austin Terrace) will play host to the Toronto Concert Orchestra, conducted by Maestro Kerry Stratton, in the spectacular Glass Pavilion. Enjoy stunning views of the city, majestic castle and the beautiful estate gardens while listening to the Toronto Concert Orchestra under the stars. Guests also have an abundance of al fresco food and drink options while onsite. Tonight’s piece is Mozart Sublime. General Admission tickets are $25 per show available at casaloma.ca! The Castle stays open until 10pm on Tuesdays!

 

 

New Kids on the Block with Paula Abdul and Boyz II Men – CONCERT

Calling all NKOTB superfans! Come down to the Air Canada Centre (40 Bay St) tonight to catch your favourite 80’s boy band New Kids on the Block take the stage. Reminisce to the harmonies of Boyz II Men and jam out songs from 80’s princess Paula Abdul. Show starts at 7:30PM. Get tickets for as low as $49.95 on Ticketmaster: https://goo.gl/DmzU7h

 

 

Art Battle – Toronto City Finals! – SOCIAL

Art Battle returns to The Great Hall (1087 Queen W), for the Toronto City Finals! Come and be part of the fun as winning Artists from events this season paint again with hopes of earning a spot at The National Championship this July. This is a live painting competition where painters create the best work they can in 20 minutes. As they work, patrons move around the easels, closely watching the creative process. The audience then votes to choose the winner who will represent the Region with painters from across Canada. This is the best night of the month for live art and creative community. GA Tickets are on sale for $20 at artbattle.ticketfly.com/event/1497436

See the Facebook event at: https://www.facebook.com/events/632795513586618/

 

 

BONUS:

 

Fireside tales JUNE EDITION – SOCIAL

Join some of the best storytellers in the 6ix down at Dufferin Grove fire pit tonight for June’s edition of Fireside Tales! This is a free event so arrive by 7:45PM to claim your seat and cozy up by the fire. Don’t forget to bring blankets, snacks & friends!

 

 

Taddle Creek Canada Issue Launch – SOCIAL

TaddleCreek is a general-interest literary magazine featuring fiction, poetry, comics, interviews, art, and essays. Tonight they launch their Canadian-themed summer issue, with readings by Gwen Benaway, Nicole Dixon, and Lee Maracle. There will also be a program of rare short Canadiana films, including Alfred Holden’s Expo 67 home movies! Free poutine, Steam Whistle, and more! Show starts at 7PM sharp. See you there!

Tuesday June 13

Don Henley

Photo: DonHenley.com

Don Henley will be playing with JD & The Straight Shot at Budweiser Stage (909 Lakeshore W) tonight at 7:30 PM! Tickets are still available for as low as $49.25 on Ticketmaster.ca! Check out the boys of summer on a hot as summer night in the City! https://goo.gl/WYh7Iv

 

The Stop’s Night Market

This all-you-can-eat fundraiser for the Stop Community Food Centre always feels super festive. It features bite-sized snacks as well as beverages from loads of Toronto food and drink producers. The Stop’s Night Market presented by Lower Junction returns to 181 Sterling Road in Toronto’s Junction Triangle neighbourhood from 6PM – 11PM. Today and Tomorrow The Stop Community Food Centre’s most popular fundraising event will transform this vacant lot into a bustling and aromatic market, bringing together Toronto’s most talented creatives. This year’s event will feature more than 60 of Toronto’s best chefs. Tickets are available at Nightmarket.thestop.org for $100!

https://goo.gl/ZqH7sB

 

Blue Jays Game

Marco Estrada and The Toronto Blue Jays will take on the Tampa Bay Rays tonight at 7:07 pm at the Rogers Centre (1 Blue Jays Way)⚾️! Tickets are still available for as low as $12.60 on Ticketmaster.ca! https://goo.gl/uGb1fc

 

CKY

CKY will be in Toronto tonight with guests The Wild, Tomahawk Love & Familiars! Tickets are available for just $19 on Ticketfly.com! This is a 19+ Event at the Mod Club Theatre (722 College W) from  7:30 PM – 10:30 PM!

https://goo.gl/SLqY8v

 

Symphony in the Gardens at Casa Loma

Classical music will ring throughout the historic Toronto landmark, Casa Loma for Symphony in the Gardens every Tuesday evening at 7:30PM till August 29, 2017. Casa Loma (1 Austin Terrace) will play host to the Toronto Concert Orchestra, conducted by Maestro Kerry Stratton, in the spectacular Glass Pavilion. Enjoy stunning views of the city, majestic castle and the beautiful  estate gardens while listening to the Toronto Concert Orchestra under the stars. Guests also have an abundance of al fresco food and drink options while onsite. Today’s performance is Che Belle Voci. General Admission tickets are $25 per show available at casaloma.ca! The Castle stays open until 10pm on Tuesdays!

http://www.casaloma.ca/casafeature4.html

http://www.casaloma.ca/prices_buy_tickets_GA.html

 

BONUS

Ceramic Cacti Garden

This class at The Shop (1139 College) is the best of both worlds: ceramics and plants! But these aren’t your ordinary plants, these are plants you can not kill!! Come learn the art of of ceramic handbuilding and make your own cacti garden. You will have the chance to add colour and texture to your little garden to make them look even better than the real thing. All pieces will then be fired, glazed, and ready for pick up within two weeks of the last class. All materials included. Class is from 6:30-8:30pm and costs $65! Register at theshoptoronto.ca

*Please note: all workshops are non-refundable.*

https://goo.gl/gI7QXr

 

Classic Disney Pub Quiz

Hey Disney Nerds! The Gladstone Hotel’s Melody Bar will be hosting a Classic Disney Pub Quiz Tonight! Questions are based on Disney Animation Studios’ feature length films BEFORE 2000.

There are 6 categories. Prizes for every category and overall winner. Starting at 7pm and $5 a person with a maximum of 5 people per team.

Friday June 9

BBQ EATS – FOOD & DRINK

Ontario Place (955 Lake Shore W) June 9 – 11, 2017 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM

A festival celebrating the oldest form of cooking is coming to Toronto today from 11AM-6PM down at Ontario Place (955 Lake Shore W). BBQ Eats Festival will feature ethnic BBQ flavours from around the world. It will be the largest #FREE admission festival of its kind, hosted in Canada’s largest city famous for being the most culturally diverse in the world. It’s also a massive BBQ competition!  We are inviting chefs from across the city to join and compete for a grand prize of $10,000. There will also be free BBQ cooking classes: Learn how to smoke meat, use different techniques, pair beer and wines, blend exotic spices and more! Meet some of Canada’s top culinary talents who will tantalize your tastebuds.

 

 

Drunken Cinema presents: ‘Ikwydls’ & ‘Iskwydls’ Drinking Game – SOCIAL

In honour of the upcoming summer season, Drunken Cinema invites you all to The Steady Cafe & Bar (1051 Bloor W)  for their first DOUBLE FEATURE interactive drinking game for one of the best late 90’s slasher franchises: I KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST SUMMER & I STILL KNOW WHAT YOU DID LAST SUMMER. Doors are at 7PM, Game starts at 8PM. $5 for 1 Game, $10 for Both (includes games, popcorn, and props). There will be gourmet popcorn, trailers, a themed cocktail and prizes to give away! Event is 19+

 

 

#FNLROM: Love – NIGHTLIFE

Friday Night is Live at the ROM (100 Queens Park) with indie artists, top DJs, and tasty food and drinks. Explore the stunning galleries or hit the dance floor, at Toronto’s favourite Friday hang out. Tonights theme is LOVE. What is love? Explore the forces of attraction, romance, lust, and sexuality through art, culture and nature.​ “Early-bird” tickets are available online at rom.on.ca and there will be tickets at the door starting at 7PM ($17 adults, $15.50 students/seniors, $5 members). Entrance is guaranteed to early-bird ticket holders before 8PM. After 8PM, all entrance is based on capacity! http://www.rom.on.ca/en/whats-on/fnlrom-love#/gallery/recent

 

 

Kill the Noise: Killuminati Spring Tour with Ray Volpe and Charlie Zan – CONCERT

Kill the Noise: Killuminati Spring Tour with Ray Volpe and Charlie Zane is happening tonight at The Velvet Underground. Doors open at 10PM. This is a 19+ event. Get your tickets online for only $20 at Ticketweb.ca https://goo.gl/YLsjiu

 

 

Estee Lauder Mac Warehouse Sale – SHOPPING

Get summer ready with this giant makeup warehouse sale featuring brands like Estee lauder, Mac, Clinique, Bobbi brown, Origin, Michael kors, Coach, DKNY and more. On at the Markham Fairgrounds on June 9 – 11 from 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM!

 

BONUS

Saved by the 90’s – NIGHTLIFE

Tired of the same club scene weekend after weekend? Well, Lee’s Palace  (529 Bloor W) has you covered with their event, Saved by the 90’s. Round up all your friends and get down to all your favourite 90’s hits. 19+ Event – Doors at 8:30PM. Tickets are available online starting at $10 https://goo.gl/Tr0GMz

Monday June 5

Lunchtime Live! : Nhapitapi and Classic Roots – CONCERT

Photo: Illia Cherednychenko

Swing by Yonge-Dundas Square today at 12:30PM for the Lunchtime Live! series – a free one hour lunchtime concert series that features a variety of Canadian and international artists. This week we have a Toronto based Zimbabwean …music band, Nhapitapi and Classic Roots performing live in the square.

 

Lawrence Krauss & Matt Dillahunty Dicussion – SOCIAL

Internationally known theoretical physicist, Lawrence M. Krauss alongside current host of the webcast and cable access television show “The Atheist Experience”, Matt Dillahunty will participate in a panel discussion on a wide variety of topics within the field of science and reason. This is an all ages event happening at The Danforth Music Hall. Doors open at 7PM. Tickets available online at starting at $34. Get yours here:

https://goo.gl/SIVuKa

 

To Wong Foo Screening – ARTS & CULTURE

Come down to The Royal Cinema – Toronto tonight for their free monthly film series presented in partnership with NOW Magazine. For this month’s flick, Royal CInema is celebrating Pride Toronto with the 1995 drag queen comedy To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Having a reserved ticket is the only way for guaranteed entry as long as ticket holders are present by 7:15PM. First 100 guests admitted will be treated to free popcorn and refreshments from The Royal and Stiegl Canada! Get your free tickets now: https://goo.gl/2IlS3I

 

Josiah & The Bonnevilles – CONCERT

Check out the smooth sounds of Josiah & The Bonnevilles tonight at the Smiling Buddha. This is an all ages event. Doors are at 8PM. Tickets available online at for $12.50:

https://goo.gl/xDtsM9

 

GOOD ENOUGH LIVE KARAOKE – NIGHTLIFE

Tonight The Drake Hotel (1150 Queen W) presents Good Enough Live Karaoke Monday at the Drake! With a huge selection of over 300 songs, we’re sure you’ll find the tune to belt your heart out to alongside Toronto’s best live karaoke band, Good Enough’s. Round up your friends and we’ll see you there tonight at 10PM. To find out more visit: https://goo.gl/kczK2H

 

BONUS:

TIFF Books on Film is on at 7PM at Bell LightBox (350 King W), showcasing the film Mira Nair on Queen of – a true story based off of Ugandan chess prodigy Phiona Mutesi. Eleanor Wachtel, host of CBC/Radio-Canada Writers & Company, will lead discussions with acclaimed filmmakers, authors and screenwriters on the art of adaptation and the journey from page to screen. Tickets on sale at Tiff.ca starting at $36

Sunday June 4

Toronto Taste 2017 – FOOD & DRINK

Photo: http://www.torontotaste.ca/

Experience the best from over 60 of Toronto’s top chefs down at Lakeside, Corus Quay starting at 6PM today. Enjoy beverages from 30 purveyors while enjoying breathtaking views and incredible entertainment. Tickets are on sale for $260 (with a $150 tax receipt) here: https://goo.gl/fexWsl. For more info visit: http://www.torontotaste.ca/

 

 

Inside Out 2017 Closing Gala Party Goodbye Again – ARTS & CULTURE

Following the Closing Gala screening of Hello Again, join Inside Out Festival in saying goodbye again. There’s only one way to celebrate another year of films and fun – dancing the night away at the Thompson Rooftop Lounge (550 Wellington St W). And hey you guys, there’s an infinity pool. Make one final splash with Inside Out and Toronto’s finest DJs, Barbi and Chiclet. Catch the Hello Again screening at 7:30PM and Goodbye Again Party at 9:30PM. Select between the movie/after party package for $32 or after party only tickets for $10. Get yours online here: https://goo.gl/cG8078

 

 

Jack Johnson – CONCERT

Singer-songwriter, Jack Johnson will be bringing his  laid-back acoustic sound to the Budweiser Stage Johnson tonight at 7:30PM. Tickets available starting at $65 here: https://goo.gl/7tiYX3

 

 

New York Yankees at Toronto Blue Jays – SPORTS

Toronto Blue Jays v. New York Yankees down at Rogers Centre at 1:07PM. Be one of the first 20,000 fans on entrance to receive a Josh Donaldson Bobblehead! Tickets online at starting at $14 USD. Gets yours now: https://goo.gl/yAyQ1J

 

 

Kehlani – CONCERT

American singer, songwriter, and dancer, @Kehlani will be hitting the stage with a performance off her debut studio album, SweetSexySavage. Concert is happening at @RebelToronto tonight at 8PM. Tickets online here starting at $66 USD: https://goo.gl/jfJkYy

 

Bonus:

Clothing SWAP at Trinity Bellwoods – SOCIAL/ SHOPPING

Come on down to Trinity Bellwoods Park (790 Queen W) today at 1PM and spend the day swappin’ for some new threads! Mazon Vintage will be adding a bunch of sweet stuff to the swap pot so don’t miss out. Clothing should be clean and in good condition – It will be a classic 1 for 1 swap, with no limit to how many pieces you can bring.

Saturday June 3

Field Trip Festival – FESTIVAL

Toronto’s downtown music and art festival Field Trip returns with its biggest lineup yet, where musical acts like Broken Social Scene, Phoenix, Feist and more will be headlining the two-day event. Taking place in the city’s Historic Fort York & Garrison Common, the festival offers a rich program of music, family-friendly programming, comedy and Toronto’s culinary scene. Get your passes online at Fieldtriplife.com. 8:45AM start. Single day passes start at $80 – Weekend passes at $125

http://fieldtriplife.com/tickets/

 

 

Craft Brew Cruise – FOOD & DRINK

What better way to spend your Saturday than with a celebration of craft beer! Toronto Craft Brew Cruise takes the traditional beer festival and brings it on board one of the largest boats in the toronto waterfront. This fun and exciting 3 hour cruise will be taking place aboard the Rivergambler (333 Lakeshore Blvd E). Experience some of Toronto’s very own local beers while also getting to see this beautiful city from the harbour. Tickets online at CraftbrewCruise.com for $45 which gives you access to this unique experience, a commemorative mug along with four sample tokens that can be used for a 4oz sample of the beer of your choice. Additional tokens are available on board for $1 each. Choose between 2PM or 7PM sailing times. 19+ event – rain or shine.

http://craftbrewcruise.com/

 

 

Michael Che – ARTS & CULTURE

SNL star Michael Che will take the stage of The Danforth Music Hall for 2 shows tonight: at 6:30PM & 9:45 PM. Tickets still available for as low as $25 on Ticketmaster.ca https://www.ticketmaster.ca/Michael-Che-tickets/artist/1749078

 

 

Riverside’s Eats & Beats Street Fest – FESTIVAL

Join us for Riverside’s 5th annual Eats & Beats Street Festival – celebrating Ontario, Canada’s 150th anniversary and Indigenous roots with special events and festivities. Spanning 10 blocks between the Don Valley Pkwy to just past De Grassi St on historic Queen St E. Local eateries will open their doors serving tasting plates for purchase and musical entertainment. This is a free festival event which includes a variety of destination points at four street closures with live music and entertainment ranging from Samba, Indigenous music, New Orleans-style Jazz, Roots/Rock and Children’s music. Event starts at 1PM. Find out more on Eventbrite

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/riverside-eats-beats-streetfest-celebrates-150-tickets-34215671996

 

 

Cabana Pool Bar Grand Opening – SOCIAL

It’s the day that everyone’s been waiting for – the start of summer. Okay, maybe it’s not the official first day of summer, but you know summer is near when Cabana Pool Bar opens up. Come by between 1PM-10PM to celebrate Cabana Pool Bar’s Grand Opening  (11 Polson St) with music by Jed Harper and Chris Laroque. Sign up for the guest list at Cabanapoolbar.com to receive free entry before 3pm. Bottle service is available for this summer kick-off! We’ll see you there.

http://cabanapoolbar.com/event/cabana-grand-opening-2017-06-03/

 

 

Bonus:

Blue Jays Game – SPORTS

Watch the Toronto Blue Jays v. the New York Yankees today starting at 1:07PM. Tickets as low as $11.50 on Ticketmaster.ca https://www.ticketmaster.ca/event/1000522CF449CDE5?partnerId=LR_tickets